Milwaukee wakes up after night of curfew; police, business owners assess damage

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Night of curfew amid unrest in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee woke up on Sunday morning, May 31 to the end of a night of curfew. There were a few break-ins in the city, protesters shouting at police, and gunshots into the air.

Despite that curfew, people still went out. People broke the curfew and risked arrest -- and a fine of $691.

Night of curfew amid unrest in Milwaukee

Night of curfew amid unrest in Milwaukee

Around 1 a.m. Sunday, police guarded Milwaukee firefighters as they responded to a house fire near 34th and Clarke. The battalion chief said everyone was safe inside.

Night of curfew amid unrest in Milwaukee

Neighboring cities also ordered curfews. In Glendale, police blocked the roads around Bayshore -- and it remained calm.

Night of curfew amid unrest in Glendale

Earlier Saturday, peaceful protesters marched for hours from Milwaukee's lakefront and into Wauwatosa. They are condemning the deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis -- and Joel Acevedo in Milwaukee. Prosecutors charged police officers in the deaths of both men.

More protests are scheduled for Sunday.

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